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Recrudescence

recrudescence

(Science: epidemiology) Reappearance of disease in a host whose infection has been quiescent.


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The Fiber Disease

... the agent of epidemic typhus; Bartonella quintana, the agent of trench fever; and Borrelia recurrentis, the agent of relapsing fever. A recrudescence of body lice is being observed as the numbers of individuals living under social conditions which predispose individuals to infestation ...

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by London
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:25 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Forgotten, but not gone! Melioidosis, infection by the soil bacterium Pseudomonas pseudomallei, has the potential for prolonged latency with recrudescence into an acute, often fulminating, and fatal infection. Although the organism is never found in North America, infection is endemic in ...

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Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:48 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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